CVE-2011-5055

NameCVE-2011-5055
DescriptionMaraDNS 1.3.07.12 and 1.4.08 computes hash values for DNS data without properly restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by sending many crafted queries with the Recursion Desired (RD) bit set. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-0024.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
maradns (PTS)buster, sid, stretch2.0.13-1.2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
maradnssource(unstable)1.4.09-1low

Notes

[squeeze] - maradns <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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